The night the Holy Spirit came down on the Apostles to give them the knowledge they need to spread the word of God.
Jesus rose up to heaven and watches over us while we wait for the second coming.
Edict of Milan
The Edict of Milan is a proclamation that permanently established religious toleration for Christianity within the Roman Empire.
The Great Schism was the break of communion between what are now the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches, which has lasted since the 11th century.
1517 - 1648
The Protestant Reformation was a schism from the Roman Catholic Church initiated by Martin Luther. The Reformation brought many persecutions to the Protestants and all the breakaways
Papacy of Pope John Paul II
The day Pope John Paul II sworn in as Pope.
Papacy of Pope Francis
March 13, 2013
The day Pope Francis sworn in as Pope
Council of Nicaea
First Ecumenical Council meeting in ancient Nicaea.
Council of Constantinople
The First Council of Constantinople was a council of Christian bishops convened in Constantinople in AD 381 by the Roman Emperor Theodosius I
Council of Ephesus
The Council of Ephesus was a council of Christian bishops convened in Ephesus (near present-day Selçuk in Turkey)
Council of Chalcedon
The Council is numbered as the fourth ecumenical council by the Great Church. A minority of Christians do not agree with the council's teachings.
Council of Trent
1545 AD - 1563 AD
One of the Roman Catholic Church's most important ecumenical councils. Prompted by the Protestant Reformation, it has been described as the embodiment of the Counter-Reformation.
First Vatican Council
1869 AD - 1870 AD
Twentieth ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. Convened by Pope Pius IX to refute various contemporary ideas associated with the rise of liberalism and materialism.
Second Vatican Council
1962 AD - 1965 AD
21st ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church , announced by Pope John XXIII on Jan. 25, 1959. As a means of spiritual renewal for the church and as an occasion for Christians separated from Rome to join in search for reunion.
Saints and Doctors of the Church
Birthday of St. Brigid
Born in Faughart, Dundalk, Ireland (in modern County Louth)
St. Brigid Death
524 (age about 70) Kildare, Ireland.
St Gregory of Narek
951 AD - 1003 AD
Gregory of Narek was an Armenian monk, poet, mystical philosopher, theologian and saint of the Armenian Apostolic Church and Catholic Church, born into a family of writers.
Birthday of Thomas Aquinas
Born in Roccasecca, Italy in the year 1225. And he was an Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church.
Thomas Aquinas Death
March 7, 1274
Thomas Aquinas died on March 7, 1274 in Fossanova Abbey, Priverno, Italy.
St. Thomas More Life
Feb. 7, 1478 - July 6, 1535
St. Thomas Moreis known for his untimely death in 1535, after refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church of England. He was canonized by the Catholic Church as a saint in 1935.
St John of Avila
January 6, 1499 - May 10, 1569
ohn of Ávila was a Spanish priest, preacher, scholastic author, and religious mystic, who has been declared a saint and Doctor of the Church by the Catholic Church.
Bishop John Neumann
March 28, 1811 - January 5, 1860
John Neumann was a priest and the Bishop of Philadelphia and he also founded the US Diocesan Catholic school system.
Father Damien DeVeuster
January 3, 1840 - April 15, 1889
He served a leper colony in Hawaii and then died from his dangerous work.